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Bir

Of Monks, Nature, and Paragliding

Feel the adrenaline rush as it engulfs you while paragliding in Bir. Look out for lush green mountains and feel the cool breeze as you land on the foothills of the Indian Himalayas. One of the most popular backpacking locations in India for adventure lovers, Bir Biling is a small village located in the Joginder Nagar Valley, Himachal Pradesh.

Reasons to visit Bir

Best time to visit

sunny

14 °C - 38 °C

Mar to Jun

sunny

8°C - 29 °C

Oct to Feb

Bir faces two peak seasons throughout the year, March to June and the other one from October to February.

March to June: The best time to visit Bir is definitely during summers. March to June is also the ideal time to paraglide, an activity must try in Bir Biling.

October to February: The months of December to February cover the mountains surrounding the little town of Bir with dazzling white snow. Winter is definitely one of the best times to visit Bir. However, it is not advisable to visit Bir Biling during the monsoon.

How to reach?

By Air

By Air

The closest airport, Kangra Airport, is located 67.6 kms away from Bir. One can take a cab/bus ride at a reasonable cost from here. Other airports located near Bir are Amritsar (266 kms), Chandigarh (260kms) and New Delhi (506 kms).

By Train

By Train

The nearest major railhead to Bir is Pathankot which is located approximately 110kms away from the town of Bir. The nearest narrow-gauge station is in Anju, barely 3-4 kms from Bir. Toy trains from Pathankot to Anju are another popular route to travel in between.

By Bus

By Bus

Regular bus services cater to the town of Bir from Shimla, Dharamshala, Chandigarh and Delhi among others. One can take shared cabs from the same routes.

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Our hostels at Bir

gostops

Near Landing Site

goSTOPS Bir Landing Site

With stunning views of paragliders wandering in the sky like free birds, goSTOPS Bir Landing Site is surrounded by several cafes and shops. A brisk walk from the bus stand, the hostel is a comfy space to meet new travelers as it has an outdoor garden which has bonfire, barbeque place, swings and much more.

Dorms starting from ₹399

Private room starting from ₹2499

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Our hostels at Bir

goSTOPS Bir Landing Site

gostops

Near Landing Site

With stunning views of paragliders wandering in the sky like free birds, goSTOPS Bir Landing Site is surrounded by several cafes and shops. A brisk walk from the bus stand, the hostel is a comfy space to meet new travelers as it has an outdoor garden which has bonfire, barbeque place, swings and much more.

Dorms starting from ₹399

Private room starting from₹2499

VIEW & BOOK

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